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Remove telemetry updates in Windows 7/8.1. Disables automatic upgrade to Windows 10
1) Download as ZIP
2) Run telemetry_win10_removal.bat as administrator
3) Reboot
4) Check for and install updates
'// Inspired by Colin Bowern: http://serverfault.com/a/341318
If Wscript.Arguments.Count < 1 Then
WScript.Echo "Syntax: HideWindowsUpdates.vbs [KB1] [KB2] ..." & vbCRLF & _
" - Example1: HideWindowsUpdates.vbs 3035583" & vbCRLF & _
" - Example2: HideWindowsUpdates.vbs 3035583 3012973"
WScript.Quit 1
End If
Dim objArgs
Set objArgs = Wscript.Arguments
Dim updateSession, updateSearcher
Set updateSession = CreateObject("Microsoft.Update.Session")
Set updateSearcher = updateSession.CreateUpdateSearcher()
Wscript.Stdout.Write "Searching for pending updates..."
Dim searchResult
Set searchResult = updateSearcher.Search("IsInstalled=0")
Dim update, kbArticleId, index, index2
WScript.Echo CStr(searchResult.Updates.Count) & " found."
For index = 0 To searchResult.Updates.Count - 1
Set update = searchResult.Updates.Item(index)
For index2 = 0 To update.KBArticleIDs.Count - 1
kbArticleId = update.KBArticleIDs(index2)
For Each hotfixId in objArgs
If kbArticleId = hotfixId Then
If update.IsHidden = False Then
WScript.Echo "Hiding update: " & update.Title
update.IsHidden = True
Else
WScript.Echo "Already hidden: " & update.Title
End If
End If
Next
Next
Next
'// EOF
:: Removes most telemetry/data collection/potentially unwanted behavior from Windows 7
:: Disables the automatic download of Windows 10
:: forked from https://gist.github.com/Citillara/3ad19ce3314a0964758f, thanks
:: Note : be careful to keep KB in descending order
:: Comment that line to restore prompts for uninstall/reboot
:: Thanks to https://gist.github.com/geoffroyjabouley
set WUSA_OPTIONS=/quiet /norestart
:: updates to hide
set TO_HIDE=
:: win 7/8.1 to win 10 upgrade
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3173040
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3173040
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3173040
:: win journal future compatibility
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3170735
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3170735
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3170735
:: win 7/8.1 to win 10 upgrade
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3123862
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3123862
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3123862
:: win 7 to win 10 upgrade
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3112343
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3112343
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3112343
:: telemetry
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3080149
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3080149
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3080149
:: telemetry
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3075249
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3075249
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3075249
:: telemetry
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3068708
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3068708
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3068708
:: Updating ,net for win 10
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3046480
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3046480
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3046480
:: Updating Windows 8.1 to 10
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3044374
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3044374
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3044374
:: Get Windows 10 app
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3035583
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3035583
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3035583
:: telemetry (replaces 3068708)
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3022345
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3022345
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3022345
:: Get Windows 10 preparation & telemetry for Win7
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3021917
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3021917
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3021917
:: Telemetry (old)
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3015249
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3015249
:: Windows 10 preview
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3014460
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3014460
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3014460
:: Windows 10 upgrade (old)
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:3012973
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 3012973
:: Updating Windows 7 to a later version
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2990214
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:2990214
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 2990214
:: Updating Windows 7 to a later version
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2977759
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:2977759
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 2977759
:: Updating Windows 8.1 to 10
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2976978
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:2976978
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 2976978
:: Get Windows 10 app
:: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2952664
wusa %WUSA_OPTIONS% /uninstall /kb:2952664
set TO_HIDE=%TO_HIDE% 2952664
:: Hide updates
cscript "%~dp0hide_windows_updates.vbs" %TO_HIDE%
:: Prevents Windows from automatically download files to prepare move to Windows 10
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate" /v DisableOSUpgrade /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
:: Disable notifications for upgrade to Windows 10
reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade" /v ReservationsAllowed /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f
pause
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